Monthly Archives: October 2011

From Nothing to Billions

No one would have imagined ten years ago that the Chinese contemporary art market would have an annual trading volume of Usd 26.63 billion in 2010. A new book entitled At Work: 25 contemporary Chinese Artists. The book profiles 25 … Continue reading

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Art Expo Malaysia

Eight art Gallery will participate in Art Expo Malaysia from October 28th to November 1st. The gallery will present chinese contemporary art together with sculptures by Swedish artists Carl Fredrik Reutersward and Johannes Nielsen. Abstract art by a vietnamese artist … Continue reading

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History and Reality by Zhou Xianglin

History and Reality is an exhibition at Today Art Museum in Beijing, featuring two series of paitings by Zhou Xianglin. The model series consists of large photorealistic images of cars and trucks used during the Mao years, often by Mao … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei tops power list

Chinese dissident artist Ai weiwei has been named the art world’s most powerful fugure in a new ranking by the contemporary art magazine ArtReview. It publish an annual “Power 100 list” last week, in conjunction with Frieze Art Fair in … Continue reading

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Frieze Art Fair, London

WillChinese buyers ride to rescue? Will the rich and Investment Funds decide painting and sculpture is a better investment than volatile stocks or risky debt? These questions are on the art world lips as hundreds of galleries and collectors descend … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s Sale in Hong Kong

Demand for classical and fine Chinese paintings was relatively strong at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Asia Sales last week, despite signs of softening demand for Asian and Chinese contemporary art amid recent financial market volatility. Sotheby’s biannual sales are considered a … Continue reading

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Chen Liu – Video Game Inpires Art

Chen Liu was recently in Singapore having a show at MoCA of his latest paintings. He takes inspiration from video games at Xbox or Playstation 2 and its fantasy elements. Each glassy eyeball, curlicue of smoke or cloads and warp … Continue reading

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